Air/Water Pollution Control Public Notices

The Daily News
Publication Date: December 3, 2019

The Shelby County Health Department (Department), Pollution Control Section has received applications to construct or modify air contaminant sources at the following locations and of the following descriptions.  These permitting actions are not subject to the Prevention of Significant Air Quality Deterioration (PSD) requirements, as described in the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee, Section 1200-3-9.01 (4)(a)2. 


Runyon Industries
4300 Millington Road, Memphis
Requesting a construction permit to install a Tornado Technologies, Inc. flare to be used to burn vapors evolved from the depressurization and steaming of railcars that contained high BTU compounds.

Initial Filing

3231 Paul R. Lowry Road, Memphis
Requesting a permit for a Kohler emergency generator initially installed October 2018.

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority
2491 Winchester Road, Memphis
Requesting a permit for a 0.5 MMBTU/hr boiler initially installed October 2019.

A copy of the application materials used by the Department is available for public inspection at the Pollution Control Section office, during normal business hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm).  Interested parties are invited to review these materials and provide written comments.  Written comments will be accepted for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after the date of this public notice at the following address:

Shelby County Health Department
Attn: Robert Rogers P.E.
Technical Manager
814 Jefferson Ave. 
Memphis, TN 38105


Publication Date: November 11, 2019

Public Notice

The Memphis and Shelby County Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public meeting on Monday, December 16, 2019. The meeting will be held at 1075 Mullins Station room W263. The meeting will begin at 1:30 PM and is open to the public. Questions concerning the meeting may be addressed to Mr. Bob Rogers by calling 901-222-9599 or emailing